Our History

Belmar First Aid Squad was the oldest dedicated first aid (EMS) service in the US.

Formed in 1927, Our Squad served the residents and visitors of Belmar and Lake Como 24/7 with a dedicated group of volunteers and paid staff.

The Squad has ceased EMS operations as of 07:00 04/01/2021. EMS services for the Borough of Belmar and Lake Como is now being provided by the Borough of Belmar’s municipal EMS.